Symptom: Ear symptoms


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Ear symptoms: Symptoms affecting the ear or hearing
Introduction: A variety of symptoms can affect the ears or their hearing functions. The ear itself can have noticable symptoms such as earache (otalgia) or specific ear shapes. Various hearing symptoms include hearing impairment, sensitive hearing, and unusual $ear sounds (usually tinnitus). All ear symptoms need prompt professional medical advice.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Ear symptoms:
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Ear symptoms (75 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Ear symptoms (34 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Ear symptoms: Earache (15), Ear infection (10), Hearing symptoms (49), Hearing impairment (47), Sensitive hearing (8), Ear sounds (16), Ear shapes (6), Ear discharge (4), Ear itching (1), Ear redness (0), Earlobe symptoms (3), Ear swelling (1), Ear fullness (1)
    Ear symptoms type of: Head symptoms (300), Face symptoms (165)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Conditions listing symptoms: Ear symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Ear symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acoustic Neurinoma ... gradual hearing loss, ringing in one ear, loss of hearing in one ear
  • Adenoiditis ... middle ear infections
  • Aging ... hearing loss
  • Auditory Processing Disorder ... Normal hearing

    B

  • Barbiturate abuse ... noise sensitivity
  • Barotitis Media ... ear pain, ringing in the ears, hearing loss
  • Bell's Palsy ... pain behind the ear, hypersensitivity to sound in the affected ear
  • Benzodiazepine abuse ... noise sensitivity
  • Brain cancer ... hearing problems
  • Broken jaw ... ear pain

    C

  • Canavan disease ... hearing loss
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... loss of hearing
  • Cauliflower ear ... ear thickening, swollen ear, ear deformity
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder ... hearing loss
  • Chilblain ... earlobe inflammation
  • Cholesteatoma ... progressive hearing loss
  • Coffin-Lowry syndrome ... hearing impairment, large ears
  • Common Variable Immunodeficiency ... recurring ear infections
  • Congenital Toxoplasmosis ... hearing loss

    D

  • Deafness ... hearing impairment
  • DiGeorge's syndrome ... misshapen ear lobes
  • Discoid lupus erythematosus ... internal ear rash
  • Down Syndrome ... abnormally shaped ears
  • Drug-resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae Disease ... otitis media

    E

  • Ear foreign body ... ear pain, ear discharge, loss of hearing in one hear, reduced hearing
  • Ear wax ... ear pain, ringing in the ears, hearing loss, reduced hearing
  • Earache ... ear pain, earache, pulling at ears
  • Epilepsy ... changed hearing

    F

  • Fetal alcohol syndrome ... hearing impairment
  • Fragile-X Syndrome ... long ears

    G

  • Glue ear ... partial hearing loss, hearing loss during upper respiratory infections, intermittent hearing loss, hearing deterioration

    H

  • Hangover ... noise sensitivity
  • Hearing Impairment ... hearing loss
  • Herpes zoster oticus ... hearing loss
  • Hirsutism ... increased ear hair
  • HIV/AIDS ... ear infections

    I

  • Incontinentia Pigmenti ... ear deformities
  • Infantile Refsum Disease ... hearing impairments

    J

  • Jaw conditions ... hearing problems, earaches

    K

  • Kearns-Sayre Syndrome ... hearing loss

    L

  • Labrynthitis ... ear pain, ringing in the ears, partial hearing loss, hearing loss
  • Larynx Cancer ... earache
  • Lassa fever ... ringing in ears
  • Lead poisoning ... Hearing problems

    M

  • Meningitis ... sound sensitivity
  • Methahemoglobinemia ... blue earlobes
  • Middle ear infection ... Ear pain, Earache, Pulling at the ears, Hearing loss, Ear fluid draining
  • Migraine ... sound sensitivity, noise sensitivity
  • Mobius syndrome ... hearing problems
  • Myxedema ... hearing impairment
  • Ménière's disease ... hearing loss (episodic), progressive hearing loss, sensation of fullness of the ear

    N

  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... hearing loss, ringing in ears
  • Niemann-Pick disease ... progressive hearing loss
  • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss ... ringing in the ears, Inability to hear high-pitched sounds, Hearing loss, Gradual hearing loss

    O

  • Obstructive sleep apnea ... frequent ear infections
  • Oral cancer ... ear pain
  • Otitis ... ear infection
  • Otitis externa ... ear pain, ear itching, ear discharge, reduced hearing
  • Otosclerosis ... hearing problems during pregnancy, progressive hearing loss

    P

  • Paget's disease of bone ... hearing loss
  • Perforated eardrum ... ear fluid, sudden relief of ear pain
  • Pneumococcus ... Otitis Media
  • Presbycusis ... Dificulty hearing with background noise, Inability to hear high-pitched sounds, Hearing loss, Difficulty hearing some speech

    R

  • Rabies ... sound sensitivity
  • Raynaud's phenomenon ... earlobe symptoms, earlobe numbness, earlobe sensitivity, earlobe pain, earlobe pallor, ear lobes symptoms, earlobe redness, earlobe color changes
  • Refsum Disease ... impaired hearing

    S

  • Selective IgA Deficiency ... recurring ear infections
  • Sinusitis ... earaches

    T

  • Tinnitus ... ringing in ears, clicking in the ears, hissing in the ears, noises in the ears, whistling in the ears, buzzing in ears
  • Tonsilitis ... earache, pulling at the ears
  • Toxoplasmosis ... hearing problems

    U

  • Usher Syndrome ... Hearing impairment

    W

  • Wegener's granulomatosis ... chronic ear problems, hearing loss
  • Williams Syndrome ... hyperacusis (sensitive hearing)

    X

  • X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia ... inner ear infections
    Conditions listing complications: Ear symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Ear symptoms' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acoustic Neurinoma ... hearing impairment
  • Adenoiditis ... middle ear infections

    B

  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... hearing problems

    C

  • Cholesteatoma ... permanent hearing loss, hearing loss
  • Common cold ... earache, otitis media
  • Common Variable Immunodeficiency ... recurring ear infections

    D

  • Down Syndrome ... conductive hearing loss
  • Drug-resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae Disease ... Hearing impairment

    E

  • Ear foreign body ... ear infection
  • Ear wax ... ear infection

    F

  • Flu ... Otitis media
  • Fungal meningitis ... hearing loss

    G

  • Glue ear ... hearing loss

    H

  • Herpes zoster oticus ... permanent hearing loss
  • Hydrocephalus ... hearing loss

    L

  • Labrynthitis ... hearing impairment
  • Lead poisoning ... Hearing problems

    M

  • Measles ... earache, middle ear infection
  • Meningitis ... permanent hearing loss
  • Middle ear infection ... Hearing impairment, Fluid in the ear, Glue ear

    N

  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... Hearing impairment
  • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss ... Permanent hearing loss
  • Nose foreign body ... ear infection

    O

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta ... hearing loss

    P

  • Pneumococcus ... Otitis Media
  • Presbycusis ... Hearing loss

    R

  • Relapsing Polychondritis ... floppy ear
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever ... hearing loss

    S

  • Scarlet fever ... middle ear infection
  • Selective IgA Deficiency ... recurring ear infections
  • Shingles ... ear damage
  • Stroke ... hearing problems

    U

  • Upper Respiratory Infection ... middle ear infection

    W

  • Wegener's granulomatosis ... hearing loss


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